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The Jamie Devaney Memorial Fund
The Jamie Devaney Memorial Fund
Support Comm Mental Health Care Uganda

Support Comm Mental Health Care Uganda

Why we need your help

We raise money to fund the delivery of mental health care services in Uganda. Initially this was in the communities around Bwindi, Kagando and Kisiizi hospitals in the SW but we have now spread further afield and provided support to nearly 30 hospitals across the country.

Our funds go towards providing mental health training for key health staff, who in turn train staff from their hospitals, raising awareness of mental health issues and creating local teams. These can then be funded to work with local leaders with the aim here being to increase the understanding of mental illness and to reduce stigma in the community.  

All three of the initial hospitals that we focussed on embarked on an extension of their mental health services outwards into the surrounding communities. Other hospitals have looked to do likewise. Local staff are recruited or redeployed while hospitals may plan to hold more clinics and to carry out home visits. 

The aim is to reduce dependency on hospital visits for treatment and significantly increase the quality and accessibility of services. Attendance at hospital is often costly and requires travel over significant distances with poor transport links.

We also provide funding to enable health staff to qualify as Psychiatric Clinical Officers.

For more information please go to Jamie's Fund website, http://jamiesfund.org.uk

 


8,531.69

raised towards 15,000.00 target

8531.69
15000.00

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Supporters

May 10, 2021

Elizabeth Mason-Whitehead

Dear Jamie's Fund, I have followed the work of your charity for many years now and always been impressed by your sensitivity, innovation, care and how you never give up. I am particularly interested in challenging stigma. All good wishes, Elizabeth

100.00
(plus 25.00 giftaid)

May 02, 2021

Brenda Slater

I have made this donation to support your worthy cause but also to recognise the amazing efforts of William Lamb. William is a remarkable young boy who cycled 200 miles in six days to raise money for your charity. Well done William you are inspirational.

20.00
(plus 5.00 giftaid)

Apr 13, 2021

Anonymous

To support the training of a Psychiatric Clinical Officer for one year

1000.00
(plus 250.00 giftaid)

Mar 26, 2021

Simon

100.00
(plus 25.00 giftaid)

Mar 16, 2021

Paul Hutchence

100.00
(plus 25.00 giftaid)

Feb 08, 2021

Anonymous

Good luck, continuing your journey and thank you, for everything you have done so far!

500.00

Dec 31, 2020

Sarah


Nov 15, 2020

Norma and Duncan Findlay

Well done to everyone raising funds for Jamie's Fund by taking on the 200 X 100 Cycle Challenge

40.00
(plus 10.00 giftaid)

Nov 13, 2020

Simon Tavernor

200.00
(plus 50.00 giftaid)

Oct 30, 2020

Geraldine

Donation courtesy of Julia and John with many thanks for unexpected Liverpool Phil tickets :)!

56.00

56

Total raised so far

8,531.69

Total plus Gift Aid 9,631.86

Direct donations

7,316.69

Raised offline 1,215.00

Fundraising pages

0.00

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